The programme of the second Sociolinguistics Circle can be found below (pdf-version here). All abstracts can be consulted here. As can be seen in the programme below, conference dinner is organised at the end of the day. We kindly invite you to join us for dinner at restaurant Mub'art (Fernand Scribedreef 1), which is in a 10 minutes' walk from the conference venue. There will be choice between a vegetarian, fish and meat menu (€30).

9.15 – 9.45


9.45 – 10.00


10.00 – 10.30

Ryanne Francot

Multidimensional scaling of bilingual children: a new definition of bilingualism

10.30 – 11.00

Kirsten van den Heuij, Lyana Francot, Elana Blom & Leonie Cornips

De woordenschatontwikkeling van dialect-Nederlandssprekende tweetaligen in Limburg

11.00 – 11.30

Jolien Clijsen

Linguistic construction of senses of belonging in a nursing home

11.30 – 12.00

Amber Nota, Nanna Haug Hilton & Matt Coler

Language contact and intonation patterns: the case of Frisian and Dutch

12.00 - 13.30


13.00 – 13.30

Stefan Grondelaers & Roeland van Hout [CANCELLED]

Not anything goes: perceptual harmony as a coherence criterion in spoken standard language

13.30 – 14.00

Chloé Lybaert

Spoken Dutch in Flanders: Perceptions of the Dutch language situation by non-linguists

14.00 – 14.30

Anne-France Pinget, René Kager & Hans Van de Velde

The evaluation of sound change in progress: A matched guise experiment

14.30 – 15.00

Remco Knooihuizen

Performing American English as a second dialect: acoustic accuracy and listener acceptability

15.00 – 15.30

Coffee break

15.30 – 16.00

Reinhilde Pulinx

Policies and perceptions. How do national education policies influence teachers’ perceptions and beliefs?

16.00 – 16.30

Anneleen Boderé & Koen Jaspaert

Cultural differences and the succes of learning a mother tongue

16.30 – 17.00

Mieke Vandenbroucke & Stef Slembrouck

Urban linguistic landscape research: taking stock and developing perspectives

17.00 – 17.30

Riemer Reinsma

Damsko and Agga: Multicultural Toponymic Nicknames in the Netherlands

17.30 – 18.30


19.00 - ...

Dinner at Mub'Art (Fernand Scribedreef 1, Gent)